More wolves in sheeps clothing – rogue or suspect antispyware



(or for that matter, rogue or suspect antivirus.) What’s fascinating about this category is most of these products either use security vulnerabilities to get into a system, or merely convince a person browsing the web that they’re the right tool for the job. Kind of like virtual con-men in a sense…. Anyway… Spyware Confidential has a listing of the top 10 rogue/suspect antispyware programs. Some familiar names are mentioned…


It’s also worth checking out The Rogue/suspect antispyware page at spywarewarrior.com. Over there you’ll find over 200 entries. This includes some that have been delisted. Explanations for the listing/delisting are there too. In Suzi’s list… virtualbouncer/addestroyer get’s an Honorable mention (dishonorable mention?) – the top ten rogue’s are…
Spyware Bomber, Slimshield, WinAntivirus (and WinAntiSpyware2005), SPywareNo, Razespyware,Spy Trooper, WorldAntispy, PSGuard, SpySherriff, and finally, everyone’s favorite spyaxe…

For removal help she suggests visiting one of the reputable spyware help forums.

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